Category Archives: Society

Forgive

“That’s what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you’re not so lovable.” —Deb Caletti . ( http://mrg.bz/3TUf7e Morguefile)

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Be kind…Plato

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” -Plato Greek author & philosopher in Athens (427 BC – 347 BC) -Al Smith, 2009 CC NCSA

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National high school graduation rates at a four-decade high – The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/national-high-school-graduation-rates-at-a-four-decade-high/2013/01/21/012cd7da-63e7-11e2-85f5-a8a9228e55e7_story.html Graduation rates improved for every race and ethnicity in 2010, but gaps among racial groups persist. Asian students had the highest graduation rate, with 93 percent of students finishing high school on time. White students followed with an 83 … Continue reading

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Fiscal conservative, social liberal- no wonder chaos

This reflects why I see America more and more as a big paradox culture. It explains their social pains, their cultural glories, and their political quagmire. The US has evolved into a nation that wants to be liberal doesn’t want … Continue reading

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School uniforms- attractive distraction

Two #Abbotsford schools to adopt dress code for September theprov.in/RfyJUR Window dressing- its nice and egalitarian but if policy makers think it will deter bullying of children I think they are naive or decietful. I know ‘schooling’ is political- more … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of the Canadian Teacher

The Secret Life of the Canadian Teacher. How much private life is a teacher allowed in our modern world? I’d suggest, as little as the one-room school house days. I’m concerned about a teacher’s liberty to express himself in our … Continue reading

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New J School- MS Word distorts journalism as much as Photoshop

Microsoft Word equally distorts reality as much as Photoshop. A picture’s worth a thousand words may be a truth but in the press or the blogosphere has no shortage words.  We should be engaging young people frequently in media awareness. … Continue reading

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